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Job opening: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (m/f)

The Macrohistory Lab at Bonn University is looking for a

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (payscale E14 TV-L, 100%)

in economic history, empirical macroeconomics and related fields.

Salary is dependent on experience and is in the range of EUR 43,000 to EUR 52,000 (gross) per annum according to dispositions for postdoctoral fellows. Additional funds for research visits, conference travel and research assistance will be available. The appointment will be for a period of two years.

The successful candidate will work in the Macrohistory Lab at Bonn University. The Lab is part of the Institute of Macroeconomics and Econometrics and an integral part of the Economics Department at Bonn University. We offer a rigorous research environment along with an active weekly seminar series on Economic and Financial History with distinguished international guests. We also collaborate closely with associated research centers such as the new Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (BRIQ).

German language skills are not required. Teaching obligations are limited and can be arranged flexibly. For more information, please visit our website at:

Requirements for a postdoctoral fellow:

  • PhD in economics, finance, or economic history
  • Familiarity with quantitative research methods
  • Publishing record or evidence of potential to publish in leading journals

To apply for this position, please send the following documents by e-mail in a single pdf file to macrohistory[at]

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper or a writing sample
  • Two professional references

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. All application that arrive before April 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. Informal inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Moritz Schularick (

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